Category: Bainbridge Island

PAWS of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap Present: “PAWSjama Party” Virtual Gala Fundraiser

In 1975, the Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) was founded. Since that time, PAWSBINK has become a thriving, vital presence on Bainbridge Island and in North Kitsap. Through education, awareness, and financial aid, PAWSBINK is realizing its vision of reducing …

Members with Benefits – Bainbridge Island Senior/Community Center Fob Fridays

Many people probably associate the words “senior center” as a place for an exclusive group, 55 years of age or older, and while that is true in most cases, here on BI, it is so much more! The Bainbridge Island

Introducing Stefan Goldby, President/CEO of the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce

Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce logoAccording to Merriam-Webster, the definition of “chamber of commerce” is, ‘an association of businesspeople to promote commercial and industrial interests in the community’. That often leads people to believe that local chambers are only focused on those interests, and not …

Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District – Something For Every Generation

Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation DistrictThey wanted ball fields, playgrounds and a swimming pool, and just like they would today, the islanders came together to make that happen. In the spring of 1965, a special election was held and the Bainbridge Island Park & Recreation

Why are so many cargo ships anchored off Bainbridge these days?

Ever since Captain George Vancouver laid anchor off of Restoration Point in 1792, Bainbridge Island has had an association with the maritime industry.

The famed “Mosquito Fleet,” a small flotilla of private boats, sailed between Seattle, Bainbridge Island and other …

School innovations, and schools in general, are why many people move to Bainbridge

What causes people to move to our bucolic, little rock? Every transplant – and that now includes the vast majority of Bainbridge Islanders – has a different story. It could be our proximity to Seattle, our semi-rural environment, or our …

Weed Warriors – Earth Day 2021 – Celebrating seniors and cleaning up our environment

Join Weed Warriors on April 22, 2021 (Earth Day) at 11am at Waterfront Park across from the Senior and Community Center to celebrate our ‘two shot green seniors’ and focus on cleaning up the park and removing non-native species such …

Arts & Humanities Bainbridge “Something New IV ” Call for Public Art 2021

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA – Arts & Humanities Bainbridge announces the 2021 “Something New IV” Call for Local Public Art.

The “Something New” program is a dynamic public art experience offering an opportunity for sculptors to exhibit their work in prominent …

In the Court of Public Opinion, Bainbridge’s first Roundabout was no Slam Dunk!

Wyatt Way and Madison Avenue - Bainbridge Island, WABainbridge Island’s newest roundabout – on the corner of Wyatt Way and Madison Avenue – will open to thru traffic soon. But if you’re a long-time islander like me, you might recall the big dust up over Bainbridge’s first roundabout …

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